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possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report" politics without the filter, the president holds a town healthcare event, and pakistan's nuclear program is targeted by extremists. we'll find out what american officials are saying about that. we now know what the government warning about right wing extremists was based on. you may be surprised, and you won't be getting taken for a ride by lawmakers seeking first chas transportation at your imens, at least not this time all that plus the all-stars right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. in engaging with the public over healthcare has been a contact sport for members of congress so far this month. today, president obama stepped up to the microphone in new hampshire. senior white house correspondent major garrett has the story. >> they have lined the streets for president obama. >> no government health healthcare! >> both supporters and opponents of national healthcare. >> this is debt! the bill is 1,000 pages. these people haven't even r
captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: on "special report" the speaker of house calling a shouting dissent on americans. seniors have plenty of de dissent over the aarp over its endorsement of the current reform plan and the president spends the day in mexico not far from the region ruled in part by a brutal drug cartel and asthma reasons fight the taliban in afghanistan, the u.s. commander says the taliban is winning. all that, plus the fox news all-stars, right here, right now. from washington, i'm bret baier. the top two democrats in the house of representatives today poured fuel on the fire over the hot tempered reaction to healthcare reform in many members' town hall sessions this month. carl cameron calls on the democrats' efforts to neutralize the critics. >> as democrats continued their orchestrated nationwide blitz of pro-healthcare town hall reform meetings, some tried to put down opponents in advance. >> raise your hand if you are so mad about the idea of federal healthcare reform you can't even think straight? proud and determined, healthcare reform opponents are turnin
live a better life. call the number on your screen. bret: and now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine. texas democratic congressman gene green is limiting people at his town hall events. he writes "unfortunately, due to a coordinated effort to disrupt town hall meetings, we will be restricting attendance to residents of the 29th congressional district and verifying residency by requiring photo identification." but green hasn't always favored such restrictions. a non-partisans issues website says green has voted twice against requiring photo i.d. in federal elections. green's office just responded to our request for a comment, saying "previous votes on voter integrity projects requiring picture identification would have restricted voter participation whereas our decision is to enhance our constituents' participation in town halls without interruption from non-constituents." news outlets focusing on posters outside tuesday's town hall meeting with president obama failed to mention provocative and violent rhetoric by liberals outside the 2002 appearance outside th
-- bret: ready for the e-mails. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. we will see you tomorrow. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- shepard: protesters protesters n hall meetings, challenging the president's health-care proposals, and today, it got a fiery. the news starts now. the showdowns so far -- explosive. >> wait a minute. >> you and your cronies in the government do this kind of stuff all the time. shepard: today, president obama got a chance to hold a town hall meeting of his own. >> i do hope that we will talk with each other and not over each other. shepard: now, what happened when the president took his turn. shepard: well, tonight, we are seeing an epidemic. it is dark, i know, but we will fix it. it mirrors some of the dark rage and rhetoric in america. supporters of president obama -- supporters and critics of president obama's proposed health-care reform have been shouting at each other all across america. democrats have been arranging some of these meetings to sell president o
: that part got their attention. alisyn: it did. that man joins us now live on the phone. good morning, bret. , good morning. >> bret, what had you so fired up at that town hall meeting? >> what had myself and many others fired up is what's going on with this bill and why they are pushing this bill through without even reading this thing. i'm sitting at home on my couch and talking with my family for the last couple months about what can we do about this? what can we do? there is nothing we can do but email our senators and congressman or what have you. and we decided it's time to stand up and get out to these town hall meetings. it's the only weapons we have. brian: bret, were you upset that your senator was at the table with democrats like max bachus with the senate finance committee trying to be at the table during this process and didn't walk away like senator hatch? >> no. that's not the issue that i have. i understand that you have to be in the room to know what's going on. what my problem is is that he said he would not vote for a bill or sign a bill the way it is presented right now.
>> our guestse martin anderson, or bret baier, and on kessler, and we will be taking your phone calls and tweetts. >> sonia sotomayor attended a white house reception this week with president obama. we will show and as part of c- span's america and the courts. saturday, 7:00 eastern. >> the contributing editor to "news whip" profiling people who have overcome significant obstacles in their life. >> this fall, enter the home of america's court from grand public places to place is only accessible to the justices. the supreme court, coming the first sunday in october. host: we continue with our look at some of the nation's leading mayors. joining us from new york city is the mayor of newark, new jersey. thank you for being with us. guest: thanks for having me on. host: a centerpiece for your campaign was public safety. how are we doing? guest: we have made a lot of progress. we are down 40% in shootings. down 1/3 in murders. the largest decrease in the nation in both indices over the last three years, but any new yorker would tell you that we have a lot of work to do. we will continue to
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